Melbourne, Ontario

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Melbourne
Community
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Middlesex

Melbourne is a small community located within Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada. It lies on the boundary between two municipalities, Strathroy-Caradoc and Southwest Middlesex. About half the population of Melbourne lives in each municipality.

The community was probably named for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.[1]

Coordinates: 42°49′00″N 81°33′07″W / 42.81667°N 81.55194°W / 42.81667; -81.55194

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rayburn, Alan (1997). Place names of Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. p. 217. ISBN 0-8020-7207-0. Retrieved 20 October 2017.